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Malvern C. "Mac" Keifer Jr.

July 2, 1941 ~ November 25, 2018 (age 77)

Malvern C. “Mac” Keifer, Jr, 77, of Sylvan Court, Milton, passed away at 12:02 pm on Sunday, November 25, 2018 at Geisinger Medical Center, Danville.

Born July 2, 1941 in Lewisburg PA, he was the son of the late Malvern C. Sr. and Martha J (Diggan) Keifer. He married former Mary Lou Neilson on Feb. 26, 2015 on the beach in Maui.

He was a 1959 graduate of Milton High School and retired from the Federal Bureau of Prisons, Oxford.  Earlier in life he had worked at Lewisburg Penitentiary as a discipline hearing officer.

Mac enjoyed dancing, gardening, cooking, walking, biking, wine making, canning and playing Pinochle.

He was a member of Milton American Legion Post#71, Milton VFW Post#1665, Milton Lodge #256 F&AM,  and Milton Moose #171. Mac served honorably in the US Navy.

Mac is a member of United in Christ Lutheran Church Milton, where he had assisted in some pastoral duties in the past and had helped with the church cooking events.

Surviving are one son:  John David Keifer and his wife Kim of Stevens, PA; two daughters: Cathy Diane Carpenter of Milton; Susan Dawn Young and her husband Paul of Berwick; a brother Robert A. Keifer Sr. and his wife Suzanna of Milton; one sister Kay G. Gaschk and her husband Bernie of The Villages, Florida and six grandchildren.

In keeping with his wishes services there will be no services.

Arrangements have been entrusted to Brooks Funeral Home & Cremation Svc, PC, 124 Main St., Watsontown.

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